Contributors include Professor Gary Ford, the Chief Executive of the Oxford AHSN and Chair of the national AHSN Network (from 1600). He will highlight new guidance on implementing mechanical thrombectomy for acute ischaemic stroke produced by the Oxford AHSN and partners.
Gary also leads the AHSNs’ national programmes supporting primary care in the prevention and management of cardiovascular disease through interventions to improve lipid management – another topic on the agenda at this event.
Gary has led the adoption of innovation in stroke care for many years. He remains a practising clinician as a consultant stroke physician at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. He is also Professor of Stroke Medicine at the University of Oxford.